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that we need for american growth. >> you've talked about canada -- and let's not sugarcoat it, it's not like canada doesn't think there are views with immigratio-- butad canada has ne things this ways you thin are more welcoming. >> people are screaming about this in arizona, and 50% of the work force and population is immigrants. in the united states, the city with the highest amount of immigrants is miami. it's about 35%. in washington and vancouver, virtually half the people are immigrants or what we call in canada new canadians. there are problems in canada, but the problem is should the immigrant driving a cab but has a degree in law or health care be able to use the to boost the economy. when microsoft had to build a new laboratory, they said they couldn't get the skilled people. they put that lab in vancouver, t because they needed people from vancouver, but they could bring peop from asia, f europe, put that visa in place and jobs that should have been in seattle ended up in vancouver because of restrictions put on imgrants in theu.s.go >> there is a discussion going on in
canadians. yeah, i think there are problems here in canada, but the problem is, should the immigrant who's driving a cab, but has a degree in dtistry or law or health care, should they be able to use their skills fully. what's really interesting, over in vancouver, which have been atacting immigrants from asia over the past 20 years, when microsoft had to built a new laboratory said we can't get the skilled people in seattle, they put that lab in vancouver, because they could bring people from asia, from india, from eupe, get them the visas and work permit putting them t be work, jobs that should have been or could have been in seattle ended up in vancouver as a result of restrictions on immigrants in the u.s. it's not a good thing for the u.s. economy. >> there is a very emotional discussion going on in america, which may or may no be tied to this sentiment, but the growing sentiment about muslims in america. do you see evidence that that hurts us in any way? >> i think so. where there's prijudice, discrimination or backlash against any group, it chills the climate for immigrants to com
makes paper tubes. >> yep, made in america. the materials are purchased in america and canada. and our workforce are local people. we have on the tunity to add more jobs locally. >> is the president's latest plan, $200 billion tax break for businesses, is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment that we have now. >> would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would, it would allow us to put to on a second shift. we currently have 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 employees within the next two years. i would like to modernize our production lines. and get into a larger building. >> what do you think the government could do that it is not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they couldextensions we put. we have had a help wanted sign for six months. people come in fill out application bus ultimately end up signing their slip that they have been here they looked for a job. >> to the get unemployment benefits? >> they are telling me they are happy
company makes paper tubes. >> yep, made in america. materials are purchased in america and canada. the work force is local people. we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: is the president's latest plan, the $200 million tax break is it what small businesses need right now? >> we need everything we can get. i would look into additional equipment. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more people? >> it would. i hope to have 50 employees in the next two years. i would like to modernize the production lines and get into a larger building. >> what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for six months. people come in, fill out applications, we sign their slip they have been here, looked for a job -- >> to get unemployment benefits? >> exactly. they tell me they are happy with the unemployment. maybe when it ends, they will consider it. they have to start fresh. if they get back into
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